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Toby Young has announced he is standing down from the universities regulator saying his appointment has "become a distraction".Mr Young became a board member on the new Office for Students (OfS) watchdog on 1 January but had faced calls...
Officials from both North and South Korea have held their first formal talks in more than two years, with the feuding countries brought together by sport.During a meeting in the village of Panmunjom, which sits on the border, the...
The Weeknd has severed ties with H&M, with the singer saying he was "deeply offended" by an advert for a children's hoodie.The Canadian singer, who has a clothing line with the retailer, said he was shocked and embarrassed after...
Rugby League star Kato Ottio has died at the age of 23 after suffering a "sudden health issue" in training.Ottio signed for Widnes Vikings in December and had been due to travel to the UK this week for pre-season...
Unless you have a spare £810 for an asymmetric cardigan by Stella McCartney, a flick through the Sunday style supplements has the potential to enrage most of us.High fashion is often overpriced and impractical - and few of us...
A UK-wide ban on manufacturers making products containing microbeads has come into force, in an attempt to cut down on plastics in our oceans.The beads are used in hundreds of different cosmetic products such as face washes and shower...
A huge blaze at a paint factory sent fireballs shooting into the air in north London, witnesses said.Nearly 100 firefighters tackled the flames on Waterloo Road, Staples Corner, as nearby residents were urged to keep their doors and windows...
Bailiffs have been unleashed on almost 41,000 companies struggling to pay higher business rates since last year's controversial revaluation, an investigation has claimed.An estimate by Altus Group suggests English and Welsh councils have referred tens of thousands of businesses...
Lana Del Rey has said that Radiohead are suing her for allegedly copying parts of the band's 1992 hit song Creep.The copyright claim is said to relate to Get Free, from her Lust For Life album.The American singer tweeted...
Alton Towers has announced its new "world first" attraction - the Wicker Man - which it hopes will exhilarate visitors on a "breath-taking scale".The Staffordshire theme park claims the £16m project is the first wooden rollercoaster to be...